Balm of America

The indications or uses for this product as provided on its packaging:
For coughs, colds, pulmonary complaints, consumption, asthma, whooping cough, pleurisy, spitting blood, etc.
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
ca 1862-1871
Thomas Hollis
Physical Description
glass (container material)
paper (packaging material)
overall: 13.2 cm x 3 cm; 5 3/16 in x 1 3/16 in
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
ID Number
MG*M-10766 [dup68]
catalog number
M-10766 [dup68]
accession number
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
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Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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